Hull FC head coach Lee Radford has named his squad for Thursday’s Super League match against Wigan.
Brought forward to Thursday due to Sky TV coverage, it’s a huge game with a win massive for the Airlie Birds’ play-off hopes.
There’s no time to feel sorry for ourselves following the Challenge Cup semi-final defeat, with Wigan, who have announced the signings of Bevan French and George Burgess over the past week, bang in form.
As always they’ll be a tough nut to crack, but Hull have named a strong squad, with just the one change seeing Masimbaashe Matongo return following compassionate leave. He played for the Reserves last week and comes in for Sika Manu who still has a calf injury. Elsewhere Andre Savelio is still out with a foot problem.
Hull Squad: 1. Jamie Shaul, 2. Bureta Faraimo, 3. Carlos Tuimavave, 4. Josh Griffin, 6. Albert Kelly, 7. Marc Sneyd, 8. Scott Taylor, 9. Danny Houghton, 10. Josh Bowden, 12. Mark Minichiello, 13. Joe Westerman, 14. Jake Connor, 15. Chris Green, 19. Masimbaashe Matongo, 20. Brad Fash, 22. Jordan Lane, 23. Mickey Paea, 33. Ratu Naulago, 34. Gareth Ellis.
Wigan Squad: 3. Dan Sarginson, 4. Oliver Gildart, 5. Joe Burgess, 6. George Williams, 7. Thomas Leuluai, 8. Tony Clubb, 9. Sam Powell, 12. Liam Farrell, 13. Sean O’Loughlin. 14. Roman Navarrete, 15. Willie Isa, 17. Liam Marshall, 20. Zak Hardaker, 23. Chris Hankinson, 24. Oliver Partington, 27. Jake Shorrocks, 36. Liam Byrne, 37. Jarrod Sammut, 38. Morgan Smithies.
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